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Nepal Demographic and Health Survey 2006


General Info
Nepal (NPL)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
02/2006 - 08/2006
Series or system 
Data type
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Verbal autopsy

Part of phase 5 of the DHS series, a comprehensive, nationally representative household survey. Covers population, education, health, nutrition, family planning and household characteristics.

Abortion, Abortive outcome, Adult mortality, Age at first sex, Agriculture, Alcohol use, Analgesics, Anemia, Animal injuries, Anogenital herpes, Antenatal care, Anthropometry, Antibiotics, Antihelminthics, Antimalarials, Antimotility drugs, Aplastic and other non-nutritional anemias, Ascariasis, Assets, Asthma, BCG vaccines, Birth certificates, Birth control pills, Birth weight, Blood tests, Body mass index, Breastfeeding, Breathing difficulty, Burns, Caesarean section, Cancers, Causes of death, Child anthropometry, Child mortality, Cleft lip and cleft palate, Complete birth history, Condoms, Congenital anomalies, Contraceptive implants, Contraceptives, Cooking fuels, Coping behavior, Cough, DTP vaccines, Death certificates, Dermatitis, Diarrhea, Diarrheal diseases, Diet, Disasters, Domestic migration, Domestic violence, Drownings, Drug consumption, Eclampsia, Edema, Education, Electricity, Emergency contraception, Employment, Secondhand smoke, Ethnicity, FFQ, Falls, Family composition, Family planning, Family size, Fatigue, Female infertility, Fertility, Fever, Folic acid supplements, Food, Genital prolapse, Gonococcal infections, HIV and AIDS, Health care access, Health care use, Health education, Health literacy, Health promotion, Health status, Heart disease, Height, Hemoglobin, Hemolytic anemias, Hepatitis B vaccines, Hib vaccines, Hookworm disease, Hospitals, Household air pollution, Household water treatment, Housing conditions, Housing materials, Hygiene, Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, IUDs, Immunization, Infant care, Infant mortality, Injectable contraceptives, Intentional injuries, International migration, Intimate partner violence, Iodine supplements, Iron supplements, Japanese encephalitis vaccines, Jaundice, Land ownership, Length of stay, Limited mobility, Literacy, Live births, Livestock, Loans, Lower respiratory infections, Malaria, Male infertility, Malnutrition, Marital status, Mass media, Maternal care, Maternal health, Maternal mortality, Measles vaccines, Medicines, Menstruation, Mental and behavioral disorders, Mortality, Multiple births, Neonatal conditions, Neonatal jaundice, Night blindness, Nutrition, Obstructed labor, Occupation codes, Occupations, Oral rehydration therapy, Pain, Parental survival, Pharmacies, Place of delivery, Polio vaccines, Postnatal care, Postpartum amenorrhea, Poverty, Pregnancy, Pregnancy complications, Preterm birth, Prevalence, Preventive interventions, Private health facilities, Protein-energy malnutrition, Public health facilities, Refrigeration, Religion, Reproductive and sexual risk factors, Road traffic injuries, STDs, Sanitation, School enrollment, Seizures, Sexual behavior, Sexual sterilization, Sibling survival, Skilled birth attendants, Skin diseases, Smokeless tobacco use, Spermicides, Stillbirths, Summary birth history, Syphilis, Telephones, Tetanus, Tetanus toxoid vaccines, Tobacco smoking, Traditional birth control, Traditional medicine, Transportation, Trichuriasis, Unintentional injuries, Upper respiratory infections, Vaccination cards, Verbal autopsy, Violence, Vision loss, Vitamin A supplements, Vomiting, Water supply, Weight, Zinc